Jesuit Father James Schall has died at age 91

Jesuit Father James Schall has died at age 91

CNA—Father James Schall, S.J., a longtime professor of philosophy at Georgetown University and the author of numerous books and essays, died Holy Wednesday aged 91. Schall was born Jan. 28, 1928 in Pocahontas, Iowa, and after high school spent time at the University of Santa Clara and in the U.S. Army. He entered the California…
Catholic congressman: I’d rather save my soul than vote for the health care bill

Catholic congressman: I’d rather save my soul than vote for the health care bill

New Orleans, La., August 3 (CNA) .- Rep. Anh “Joseph” Cao, (R-New Orleans-pictured above), the first Vietnamese-American congressman and a Catholic,  announced this past weekend that, because of the “stealth mandate” for abortion still present in the Health Care bill, he prefers to “save his soul” rather than  vote in favor of it. Cao, the…
THE BLESSINGS OF A CATHOLIC CLASSICAL EDUCATION

THE BLESSINGS OF A CATHOLIC CLASSICAL EDUCATION

by Andrew T. Seeley, Ph.D. Early each year, Catholics around the country took time to celebrate the blessings their schools have been, not only for the Catholic Church, but for our nation.  Catholic schools have served millions students of many faiths.  From the earliest schools established in Florida and California by Spanish missionaries, to the…
Time To Think

Time To Think

As busy professionals with compounding responsibilities, isn’t it becoming more and more difficult to find time just to … think? Commiserating with colleagues and friends, we share how our work days are filled with an almost obsessed focus on getting as much work done as possible, countless meetings and squeezing every bit of air out…
Thoughtful Leadership

Thoughtful Leadership

In today’s professional landscape, the term “thought leadership” can be interpreted any number of ways. You see the phrase included in a company’s laundry list of expertise areas, or voiced throughout the course of a strategy meeting. Some business executives embrace the concept more than others, and many bring it to life in a way…